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Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 23:39
Replies: 120
Views: 6,612
Posted By Kodaz
Well, I can believe that it's possible- if not...

Well, I can believe that it's possible- if not probable- that the American show inspired the naming of TV-am's original (i.e. 80s/early-90s) "Good Morning Britain".

OTOH, this reuse of the name...
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 23:13
Replies: 13
Views: 1,302
Posted By Kodaz
What no "Flash Gordon"?! Also, you'd be able to...

What no "Flash Gordon"?!

Also, you'd be able to distinguish it from the original BBC by the fact that its initials would be written in very loud.... er I mean *large* letters. ;-)
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 22:43
Replies: 120
Views: 6,612
Posted By Kodaz
Yes, but that was made by TV-am, the original...

Yes, but that was made by TV-am, the original breakfast franchise holder. Don't make the mistake of crediting that to the modern ITV plc (i.e. the current breakfast franchise holder) or even its...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 21-04-2014, 00:22
Replies: 4,575
Views: 465,595
Posted By Kodaz
(1) I suspect this is because STV and Channel 4...

(1)

I suspect this is because STV and Channel 4 offer Scotland-specific advertising. If this weren't the case, it presumably would be inefficient and uneconomic to run TV ads targetting Scottish...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 20-04-2014, 21:16
Replies: 4,575
Views: 465,595
Posted By Kodaz
It's not dubbed; aside from digitally-modified...

It's not dubbed; aside from digitally-modified branding, the exact same footage and voiceover is used for the Nat West (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sLHAgQ0E43E) and RBS versions...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 20-04-2014, 20:17
Replies: 4,575
Views: 465,595
Posted By Kodaz
Coincidentally, I was listening to this programme...

Coincidentally, I was listening to this programme on Radio 4 (http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b041dyp1) just last week (can't remember which episode it was) and noting the way that the British-born...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 13-04-2014, 13:53
Replies: 323
Views: 25,734
Posted By Kodaz
If they're going to be changing the format...

If they're going to be changing the format anyway, they might want to consider renaming the show. My suggestion for the new name would be...

"Harpy Talk" :D
Forum: TV Shows: UK 13-04-2014, 13:30
Replies: 4,841
Views: 247,729
Posted By Kodaz
"Michael Jackson has a personal trainer?!" These...

"Michael Jackson has a personal trainer?!" These days Michael Jackson would need a flipping necromancer "to deal with the rigours of live work"! :o

(Obligatory; it might look something like this...
Forum: Fashion and Beauty 12-04-2014, 01:15
Replies: 94
Views: 9,361
Posted By Kodaz
What surprised me was that not one of you...

What surprised me was that not one of you mentioned that you kept a balaclava or Rawlplugs in your handbags (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/6266649.stm). :D
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 12-04-2014, 00:57
Replies: 3
Views: 1,194
Posted By Kodaz
There's no in trying to build a UV "collection"...

There's no in trying to build a UV "collection" as a long term investment. At best it's a temporary convenience that I wouldn't expect to still be usable in any useful sense in a few years...
Forum: Music 10-04-2014, 23:23
Replies: 47
Views: 2,617
Posted By Kodaz
I got the impression that was what she was...

I got the impression that was what she was *trying* to do with the likes of Give Me All Your Luvin' and Girl Gone Wild. As I said in my earlier comment...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 10-04-2014, 19:18
Replies: 52
Views: 3,048
Posted By Kodaz
The Wikipedia TV-am article...

The Wikipedia TV-am article (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TV-am#The_studios) covers this subject in some detail.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 09-04-2014, 20:01
Replies: 4,575
Views: 465,595
Posted By Kodaz
Can't see the reason myself, you'd almost think...

Can't see the reason myself, you'd almost think they'd paid him to do those ads or something...! :D
Forum: TV Shows: UK 09-04-2014, 19:44
Replies: 52
Views: 3,048
Posted By Kodaz
The only very, *very* hazy memory I have of...

The only very, *very* hazy memory I have of TV-am's early days was of realising it was already on-air (I'd thought it was still "coming soon"), turning it over to see what it was like... and finding...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 09-04-2014, 00:05
Replies: 4,575
Views: 465,595
Posted By Kodaz
Because that style of dance music has been around...

Because that style of dance music has been around for a long, long time now and a lot of the people who grew up listening to it from the late-80s onwards are now in their thirties and forties.

Just...
Forum: Music 06-04-2014, 15:38
Replies: 47
Views: 2,617
Posted By Kodaz
"Give Me All Your Luvin'" isn't bad by any means-...

"Give Me All Your Luvin'" isn't bad by any means- it's catchy enough if hardly outstanding. To me, it's more that it sounded disconcerting coming from Madonna.

For one thing, it's a very...
Forum: Music 06-04-2014, 14:18
Replies: 12
Views: 930
Posted By Kodaz
Typical Daily Mail pick-and-choose "story"

Exactly. Businesses and individuals very often set up networks of related companies for various reasons, e.g. minimising tax paid, reducing legal risk to the parent company, etc. etc.

"Blueworld...
Forum: Music 03-04-2014, 20:02
Replies: 106
Views: 5,002
Posted By Kodaz
Er.... what? :confused: That's putting it...

Er.... what? :confused:



That's putting it mildly. Half of those are nostalgia fodder to the point of being cliched! :o

The Men at Work, Nena, Europe and Doctor and the Medics songs are all...
Forum: Music 31-03-2014, 00:21
Replies: 106
Views: 5,002
Posted By Kodaz
I did!...

I did! (http://forums.digitalspy.co.uk/showthread.php?p=70040421#14) And funnily enough I remembered pretty the same as you did. :D

Apparently what happened was they used the Arthur Baker remix...
Forum: Music 30-03-2014, 20:36
Replies: 106
Views: 5,002
Posted By Kodaz
The first #1 hit of modern dance culture... forgotten?

How about Steve "Silk" Hurley's "Jack Your Body"? As the first house music track to be a big mainstream hit (before even MARRS' "Pump Up the Volume") its success effectively launched the late-80s...
Forum: Music 30-03-2014, 20:33
Replies: 106
Views: 5,002
Posted By Kodaz
Enough about Mc-blooming-Fly already! :o I...

Enough about Mc-blooming-Fly already! :o



I definitely remember that one. (Strangely, I bought an 80s compilation last week which had it on).

It's pleasant enough, but nothing outstanding, which...
Forum: Music 30-03-2014, 00:42
Replies: 106
Views: 5,002
Posted By Kodaz
As I commented in this thread...

As I commented in this thread (http://forums.digitalspy.co.uk/showthread.php?p=51477700), I couldn't even tell Boyzone and Westlife apart, primarily because I didn't care- so inoffensively bland,...
Forum: Music 30-03-2014, 00:07
Replies: 106
Views: 5,002
Posted By Kodaz
Not remembered today? I don't even remember it...

Not remembered today? I don't even remember it from the time!

Which is weird, since most top 10 singles from that era- good or bad- elicit at least some recognition from me even 25 years later....
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 24-03-2014, 00:49
Replies: 11
Views: 1,540
Posted By Kodaz
The tapes themselves don't absorb water, but the...

The tapes themselves don't absorb water, but the binder (i.e. the "glue" that attaches the magnetic coating to the backing tape) can, in some...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 21-03-2014, 21:59
Replies: 11
Views: 1,540
Posted By Kodaz
You might find these articles useful (all from...

You might find these articles useful (all from the videointerchange.com site):-

Damaged Audio Video Tape - Restoration Recovery (http://www.videointerchange.com/damaged_tape.htm)

Video Tape...
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